The shop of the plant «Avangard», where the explosion killed the people who worked illegally

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Galleryparty in fotomancer debris fire-rescue units of EMERCOM of Russia at the factory of pyrotechnics of the avant-garde in Leningrad region, where the explosion occurred. Archival photoThe shop of the plant «Avangard», where the explosion killed the people who worked illegally© RIA Novosti / Alexander Galleryparty the image Bank

Shop Gatchina plant «Avangard» in the Leningrad region, where the explosion killed five people, worked illegally, have informed RIA of news in the regional head office of EMERCOM of Russia.

Earlier it was reported about the violation of technological process in the production of fireworks factory that killed five people.

«The shop worked illegally», — said the Agency interlocutor. According to him, the last scheduled inspection of the plant «Avangard» held in September 2013, it was found that the building where explosion occurred, has not been used. Other facilities of the plant was revealed 21 violations of fire safety requirements in respect of Deputy Director General instituted administrative proceedings under article 20.4 of the administrative code.

«The audit explosion is established that the owner in summer 2016 in a building that was not maintained, and organized the production of fireworks, about which the Supervisory bodies of the Ministry of emergency situations had not been notified,» — said the representative office.

According to the Ministry, the next scheduled inspection of the plant «Avangard» on observance of requirements of fire safety was scheduled for March 2019.

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